Midweek Roundup: Probe of Pinochet’s Assets Ends, France Warns of Suspicious Purchases of Vineyards, and More

A 9-year money laundering investigation into the assets of deceased Gen. Augusto Pinochet ended Monday with no charges pressed against the Chilean dictator's family, the Associated Press reported. Pinochet had been accused in a 2004 Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations report of illegally amassing millions of dollars and hiding the funds in offshore shell companies with the help of Riggs Bank, now part of PNC Financial Services. An attorney investigating the case concluded that "the origin of Pinochet's money couldn't be determined." More The FBI is probing software company Ebix Inc. for suspected money laundering tied to international fund transfers to...